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My wife is already receiving her benefits on her own right.
My wife is already receiving her benefits on her own right. When I start to collect my benefit at the FRA (66+2-months), can she request to receive her benefits through me and get half of my entitleme… read more
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emc011075
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My wife and I have been married more than 12 years. Could
My wife and I have been married more than 12 years. Could she defer her ss payments and start collecting on mine? I am going to wait until age 70 to start collecting.… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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I'm 71 and I started collecting SS last January. My wife is
I'm 71 and I started collecting SS last January. My wife is still working and will be 64 in Oct. if she stared collecting SS on her own now it would be about about 1100 at 66 and 2 mos. it would be ab… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
36,508 satisfied customers
I retired at 70 my wife will be 65 next July. She will be
I retired at 70 my wife will be 65 next July. She will be applying for Medicare A, B, and D. My question is that since she has been a housewife and a student most of her life her retirement benefits w… read more
Lev
Lev
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Can my wife draw SS off my SS account. 72 retirement age was
Can my wife draw SS off my SS account JA: What is your current age and retirement age? Customer: 72 retirement age was 70 JA: Anything else you want the Retirement Accountant to know before I connect … read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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This is a social security question. Born in 1951 I began
This is a social security question.Born in 1951 I began collecting my full SS benefit. My wife who was born in 1952 will begin collecting her full SS in July of this year. We still both work full time… read more
Lev
Lev
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Bachelor's Degree Equivalent
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My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS
My wife is a few credits short of qualifying for her own SS check. She never really had any earning to speak of and now she's 59. I'm 61. If I delay to Age 70 to start my SS, when should my wife start… read more
Christopher B, Esq.
Christopher B, Esq.
Attorney
Juris Doctor
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Getting close to a meeting with my financial advisor later
Hello again Stephanie, Getting close to a meeting with my financial advisor later this week, I do have one scenario I would like you to comment on (please) as to its plausibility. Because for the last… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
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I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on
I a male and was born on May 22, 1950. My wife was born on September 27, 1957. I am not currently working but my wife is. My estimated benefit at my full retirement age (FRA) is $2,545 and my wife's w… read more
Megan C
Megan C
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
Master's Degree
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I'm 66 and drawing benefits since I was 62. My wife is soon
I'm 66 and drawing benefits since I was 62. My wife is soon to turn 62 and she has had a much larger income than I had. What do you advise?… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
My wife turns 66 on November 16, 2015. She is going to work
My wife turns 66 on November 16, 2015. She is going to work another year and will not be filing for her Social Security, however, I am receiving benefits, and we have been told she can draw 1/2 of min… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
I am currently drawing SS at the rate of 1400.00 per month.
I am currently drawing SS at the rate of 1400.00 per month. My wife is now 62 and wants to draw early benefits, but would only receive $460.00. Is there a way for her to file that would get her higher… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
I have been reviewing Social Security options wife and me.
Hello! I have been reviewing Social Security options for my wife and me. My wife will soon be 64 and I will soon be 62. I am still employed and my wife is a homemaker who is qualified for Social Secur… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My
I will be 66 in November, my wife will be 61 in February. My current monthly benefit would be at 66 $2,591, at 70 $3,492. My wife's monthly benefit would be at 62 $995, at 66 $1,383 and at 70 $1,842. … read more
PDtax
PDtax
Owner
Master's Degree
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I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social
I am 68 years old, still working, and not receiving Social Security benefits. I want to wait until I am 70 to maximize the benefit. My wife's job was eliminated last year, and she is not currently wor… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
I am doing some financial planning.I am 60 and my wife is 59.Her
I am doing some financial planning.I am 60 and my wife is 59.Her will is split three ways between me and her two children.If she dies early (god forbid) would her children get any SS BENEFITS .They ar… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
My wife is 66 years old (DOB: 7/14/48) and receives a reduced
My wife is 66 years old (DOB: 7/14/48) and receives a reduced monthly social security retirement benefit of $831/month). She applied for her spousal benefit on 9/15/14. My social security retirement b… read more
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Stephanie O Joy, Esq
Soc. Sec. Attorney
Doctoral Degree
13,728 satisfied customers
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is
My question is about the apply and suspend rules. My wife is 3 years younger than me. I am 63. We have both worked all our lives and therefore both eligible for our own benefits. My question. Can I ap… read more
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Megan C
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Master's Degree
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